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Common Name: Savory
Micromeria juliana is a deciduous shrub that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
Europe - Mediterranean.
Rocky places and other dry open habitats[
Prefers an open position in a well-drained soil[
]. Succeeds in poor soils[
]. Requires a sunny position[
Leaves are used as a food flavouring[
], a substitute for savory (Satureia spp.).
Used in the treatment of kidney and bladder ailments[
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse[
]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood with a heel, mid summer in a frame[